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Down on the Docks

Down on the Docks

Being one of England's only island city's and a fascinating centre for maritime history, you cannot fail to be amazed on your visit to Portsmouth especially its Historic Dockyard which is just bursting with tales to tell of times gone by. Portsmouth Harbour Tours are the best way to explore the Dockyard as you come up close to Lord Nelson's famous warship the HMS Victory. Visit the new HMS – Hear My Story exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal Navy which coincides with the centenary of World War I and tells the undiscovered stories from the men and women who have made the Royal Navy’s history over the last century.

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Your Itinerary

Sunday 6th: We leave during the morning and travel south to our hotel for check-in.

Monday 7th: After breakfast we travel the short distance to Portsmouth Dockyard, a great place to experience 800 years of Royal Naval history, where you may use your all-day ticket to visit the following attractions:-

HMS Victory – the Royal Navy’s most famous warship. Explore the world’s oldest commissioned ship, a proud memorial to Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson, Britain’s greatest naval hero.

The National Museum of the Royal Navy – one of the country’s leading maritime museums.

A 45 minute Harbour Cruise. You may enter inside the dockyard where a member of staff will guide you to the cruise. Times of the cruise are between 11,00 – 16.00 (runonce every hour).

HMS Warrior 1860, ‘Action Stations’ Exhibition

Tuesday 8th: This morning we visit Worthing, the largest all year round seaside resort in West Sussex and is a delightful destination with a stunning setting between five miles of coastline and the beautiful South Downs National Park. This afternoon free time will be given exploring the charming south coast city of Chichester. There’s history on every corner, from the Tudor Market Cross to the dominant Norman Cathedral which dates back to 1080. 

Wednesday 9th: We return home after breakfast via Winchester, boasting one of the most impressive cathedrals in England, along with other historic attractions.

Chichester Park Hotel, Nr. Chichester ★★★

On the outskirts of historic Chichester, Chichester Park Hotel features a modern health club and stylish bistro. The traditional bedrooms have Wi-Fi access and tea/coffee facilities. All rooms feature a work desk, a private modern bathroom with a hairdryer, and a TV with satellite channels. The leisure club features a sauna, spa pool and steam room. Fitness facilities include a gym and an indoor swimming pool.

Your Tour Includes

■ All Travel by Executive Coach
■ 3 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
■ Excursions as Detailed
■ Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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